Jewish Henna Traditions in Algeria "The Jews of this region, whilst retaining their own religion, have conformed to the customs, habits, and clothing of the Moors - excepting that the Jewesses do not wear veils.
A Habbani Jewish couple, married in Israel after their 'aliya, C. Note the traditional henna and jewelry paired with the Western clothing. The city of Habban had a Jewish community in Yemen from 450 in It no longer exists in maps of Yemen.
Pictured here are a group of men practicing the custom of “Taschlich” (casting off). The custom involves going to a river or creek on Rosh Hashanah and casting a piece of bread into the river symbolizing the “casting off” of sins - Before the Holocaust